Category Archives: Outreach


Wow. Thanks to everyone who made the Inaugural Humanism Day Conference an absolute blast. Check back later on for pictures and updates. And to all our new readers – welcome!

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Harry Potter and the Nummular Headache

In the classic tradition of diagnosing literary and historical figures, neurologists at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have examined the literary icon of the century – Harry Potter. From the paper, “Harry Potter and the Nummular Headache,” appearing in … Continue reading

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Holy medicine, Batman!

A British company, Medikidz, is offering comics to kids that discuss chronic illness, including asthma, HIV, and type I diabetes. “When children fall ill they naturally look to adults for courage, comfort and explanation. In most cases these adults are … Continue reading

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Filed under Comics, Education, Outreach